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Ms. Rudzinski from Bronx NY is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Operation: Organization

Help me give my students supplies to keep them organized throughout the school year.

  • $328 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

We are a first-grade, integrated collaborative teaching (ICT) class, with a combined mixture of general and special education students at a large, high-needs, Title I school in the north Bronx. Although the majority of students come from low-income homes or from homes with limited parental involvement, they are enthusiastic and truly come to school every day ready to learn. These children see school as a consistent part of their daily lives and strive daily to make me proud.

My 22 first graders are some of the happiest children I have ever had the pleasure of working with.

Not only do several of them struggle with unstable home lives, but many cope with various disabilities, such as ADHD, autism, and speech and language impairments. These kids inspire me to provide the best education I can for them.

My Project

“A place for everything, and everything in its place.” How many times have we heard that growing up? Organization is an essential skill for students to learn, as it teaches and promotes responsibility and executive functioning. That is why we are requesting a number of items, such as crayons and scissors, for each individual student. These supplies will be given to each student to maintain and utilize for the duration of the year. It will also alleviate the need for students to get up from their seats and locate items around the classroom. The plastic 3-drawer storage will be used to organize the phonics curriculum materials. Students will be able to easily access materials needed for phonics when it is time.

A clean, organized classroom helps students achieve success.

Supplies such as bulletin board paper and borders draw students’ eyes to visual references around the classroom. It’s important that the classroom is appealing to the students so their attention is sustained, especially for special education students.

Ms. Rudzinski
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Crayola Kid's First Large Washable Crayons, 8 Count (Pack of 6) • Amazon Business $12.95 5 $64.75
PP937 - Giant Magnetic Number of the Day Chart • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
Sterilite 3-Drawer Organizer - ClearView Wide 2093 (White / Clear) (10.25"H x 14.5"W x 14.25"D) • Amazon Business $28.67 1 $28.67
KT2907 - News & Rules Poster Pack • Lakeshore Learning Materials $27.99 1 $27.99
Scotch 5-Inch Soft Touch Pointed Kid Scissors, 12 Count Teacher Pack, Green (1442P-12) • Amazon Business $11.29 2 $22.58
Avery 11201 Insertable Style Edge Tab Plastic Dividers, 8-Tab, Letter • Amazon Business $3.93 4 $15.72
Teal Better Than Paper Bulletin Board Roll • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Teacher Created Resources Tropical Punch Funtastic 4" Letters Combo Pack • Amazon Business $9.59 1 $9.59
STD7390 - Confetti Circle Magnetic Border • Lakeshore Learning Materials $7.99 1 $7.99
JINSHUNFA Wall Hooks 13lb(Max) Transparent Reusable Seamless Hooks,Waterproof and Oilproof,Bathroom Kitchen Heavy Duty Self Adhesive Hooks,8 Pack • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Fiskars 94337097J Left-handed Pointed-tip Kids Scissors 5 Inch, Color Received May Vary • Amazon Business $3.13 2 $6.26
SCD108359 - Hello Sunshine Pom-Pom Scalloped Border • Lakeshore Learning Materials $3.99 1 $3.99

Materials cost

$238.51

Vendor shipping charges

$5.99

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.58

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$278.08

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$49.07

Total project goal

$327.15

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$327.15

3 Donors

-$222.00

Donations toward project cost

-$217.95

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$4.05

match offer

-$70.74

Match offer toward project cost

-$60.13

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$10.61

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$34.41

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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